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Iowa County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
21.AdairAdair County High Point1466Mississippi-Missouri River Plains6
34.AdamsAdams County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
34.AllamakeeAllamakee County High Point1340Mississippi-Missouri River Plains145
74.AppanooseAppanoose County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5
10.AudubonAudubon County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
76.BentonNelson Benchmark1050Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
80.Black HawkBlack Hawk County High Point1030Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
50.BooneBoone County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains160
61.BremerBremer County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
61.BuchananBuchanan County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
9.Buena VistaBuena Vista County High Point1542Mississippi-Missouri River Plains142
65.ButlerButler County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60
45.CalhounCalhoun County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
5.CarrollCarroll County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains320
22.CassCass County High Point1460Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
84.CedarCedar County High Point960Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
36.Cerro GordoCerro Gordo County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
13.CherokeeCherokee County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains0
36.ChickasawChickasaw County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
56.ClarkeClarke County High Point1223Mississippi-Missouri River Plains23
19.ClayClay County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
45.ClaytonClayton County High Point1270Mississippi-Missouri River Plains140
85.ClintonClinton County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70
5.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70
64.DallasDallas County High Point1152Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
83.DavisDavis County High Point1000Mississippi-Missouri River Plains15
60.DecaturDecatur County High Point1200Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
59.DelawareDelaware County High Point1210Mississippi-Missouri River Plains70
91.Des MoinesDes Moines County High Point840Mississippi-Missouri River Plains153
4.DickinsonDickinson County High Point1570Mississippi-Missouri River Plains150
50.DubuqueDubuque County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains170
5.EmmetEmmet County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
49.FayetteFayette County High Point1260Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
58.FloydFloyd County High Point1212Mississippi-Missouri River Plains2
39.FranklinFranklin County High Point1310Mississippi-Missouri River Plains105
42.FremontFremont County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
54.GreeneGreene County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains110
65.GrundyGrundy County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60
17.GuthrieGuthrie County High Point1500Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
48.HamiltonHamilton County High Point1262Mississippi-Missouri River Plains22
23.HancockPilot Knob1450Mississippi-Missouri River Plains319
57.HardinHardin County High Point1220Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
24.HarrisonHarrison County High Point1440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #21440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
 Harrison or Harrison County High Point #31440Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
98.HenryHenry County High Point800Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60
25.HowardHoward County High Point1410Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50
53.HumboldtHumboldt County High Point1240Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50
10.IdaIda County High Point1540Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
85.IowaIowa County High Point940Mississippi-Missouri River Plains30
68.JacksonJackson County High Point1140Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
77.JasperJasper County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
95.JeffersonJefferson County High Point820Mississippi-Missouri River Plains8
90.JohnsonJohnson County High Point900Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
73.JonesJones County High Point1090Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
89.KeokukKeokuk County High Point909Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
36.KossuthKossuth County High Point1320Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
99.LeeLee County High Point780Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
70.LinnLinn County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
92.LouisaLouisa County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
70.LucasLucas County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
2.LyonLyon County High Point1580Sioux River Upland 
47.MadisonMadison County High Point1265Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
88.MahaskaMahaska County High Point910Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
82.MarionMarion County High Point1010Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5
65.MarshallMarshall County High Point1150Mississippi-Missouri River Plains40
33.MillsMills County High Point1344Mississippi-Missouri River Plains94
26.MitchellMitchell County High Point1400Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
19.MononaMonona County High Point1480Mississippi-Missouri River Plains160
81.MonroeMonroe County High Point1022Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
41.MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point1300Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
97.MuscatineDurant Benchmark810Mississippi-Missouri River Plains100
2.O'BrienO'Brien County High Point1580Sioux River Upland 
1.OsceolaHawkeye Point1670Sioux River Upland40
50.PagePage County High Point1250Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
12.Palo AltoPalo Alto County High Point1530Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
13.PlymouthPlymouth County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
27.PocahontasPocahontas County High Point1380Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
77.PolkPolk County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
29.PottawattamiePottawattamie County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
 Pottawattamie or West Pottawattamie County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
77.PoweshiekPoweshiek County High Point1040Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
44.RinggoldRinggold County High Point1280Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
5.SacSac County High Point1560Mississippi-Missouri River Plains240
92.ScottScott County High Point830Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50
13.ShelbyShelby County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains120
18.SiouxSioux County High Point1490Sioux River Upland20
61.StoryStory County High Point1160Mississippi-Missouri River Plains10
74.TamaTama County High Point1080Mississippi-Missouri River Plains50
40.TaylorTaylor County High Point1305Mississippi-Missouri River Plains25
29.UnionUnion County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
96.Van BurenVan Buren County High Point813Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
87.WapelloWapello County High Point929Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
70.WarrenWarren County High Point1100Mississippi-Missouri River Plains5
94.WashingtonWashington County High Point821Mississippi-Missouri River Plains1
69.WayneWayne County High Point1120Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
54.WebsterWebster County High Point1230Mississippi-Missouri River Plains20
28.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point1370Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
29.WinneshiekWinneshiek County High Point1360Mississippi-Missouri River Plains 
13.WoodburyWoodbury County High Point1520Mississippi-Missouri River Plains180
32.WorthWorth County High Point1350Mississippi-Missouri River Plains60
42.WrightWright County High Point1290Mississippi-Missouri River Plains80

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Iowa, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1998 by David Olson, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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